half-clad

half-clad

adj
partially dressed
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Away in the middle of the night a wild peal burst from the village bells, and in a moment the streets were swarming with frantic half-clad people, who shouted, "Turn out!
I merely found myself walking in a forest, half-clad, footsore, unutterably weary and hungry.
In front of the central guest-chamber stood Du Guesclin and Sir Nigel, half-clad and unarmored, with the mad joy of battle gleaming in their eyes.
Down in the courtyard half-clad wretches, their bare limbs all mottled with blood-stains, strutted about with plumed helmets upon their heads, or with the Lady Rochefort's silken gowns girt round their loins and trailing on the ground behind them.
Inside, in the servants' part of the house, the half-clad domestics were talking in low whispers to each other.
All eyes turned in the direction of the interruption to see another figure framed in the massive opening--a half-clad figure buckling the half-adjusted harness hurriedly in place--the figure of O-Tar, Jeddak of Manator.
She remembered back to her mother's tales, and to the wood engraving in her scrapbook where her half-clad forebears, sword in hand, leaped from their lean beaked boats to do battle on the blood-drenched sands of England.
In the road stood our horse and trap, with the half-clad stable-boy waiting at the head.
The official music video for his song, 'Agege,' which was released on Thursday, showed Tekno in the moving van performing to the camera with the half-clad ladies dancing seductively.
It depicts a poor, half-clad family of four sitting in front of a house in which one or more of them are probably employed.
A marble statue of a reclining half-clad female is carved in the lid of the funeral box.
The women who kissed the Tour de France winner were disappointingly plain and Olympic medallist Rebecca Adlington has been outshone in the jungle by a half-clad Amy Willerton (right) and a bikini-clad Matthew Wright.